What's New in Saratoga
If you're one of the many heading to SPAC this summer to enjoy classical performances, keep in mind this is going to be a very special season. This summer's SPAC season marks the kick-off to SPAC's Golden Anniversary celebration in 2016. What's on the line-up to ring in SPAC's 50th? Find out!

Time flies when you're having fun! We can't believe it's been one year since The Pavilion Grand Hotel opened last May. Over the past year, the Pavilion Grand Hotel, who combined with two other independent businesses, Mingle on the Avenue and All Good Things... Spa | Yoga | Juice Bar have all made tremendous strides in the Saratoga downtown market and all had extremely successful first years of operation. With that being said, they want to celebrate... with you!
Thomas Dimopoulos, a local journalist who has written for The Saratogian, Saratoga Wire, and The Post Star, among other publications, recently published his first book, "Saratoga Stories: Magic and Loss." This historical look back at tales and pictures of Saratoga Springs is the perfect accompaniment to the city's ongoing Centennial celebration.

You may remember starting back in February when Mingle offered their "Attitude of Gratitude" promotion where 15% of breakfast, lunch and dinner proceeds were offered to a different local organization every Monday. This past Thursday, Mingle invited the 12 organization beneficiaries to take part in the "Giving Back Event" and the results were outstanding

Next time you're in Stewart's picking up your hand packed pint, why not grab your tickets to the Race Course, as well? That's right, as of June 1st, Stewart's will be selling season passes to the track at over 200 stores from Ulster to Warren County! 

You may remember when we mentioned back in March that the Spirit of Life and Spencer Trask Memorial was in need of funding to assist in their restorations by its 100th anniversary on June 26th. More than 90% of the funding required has been met and the restorations are underway. However, there is still funding needed and you can help fully restore this iconic landmark in Saratoga!

Photo Courtesy of Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation
"Old, full of history, but still young at heart," is how Saratoga is summed up in a story featured in National Geographic Traveler. The June/July issue is home to a nine-page spread on Saratoga Springs. The author, Andrew Nelson, provides a view of the city through rose colored glasses during Saratoga's "perennial summertime explosion of animal spirits and high culture," where he highlights the contrast between the old traditions the city stems from and how they have been adapted today. 


Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our selected roundup of activities and events ranging from story-time for the tots to an elegant and magical start to the Saratoga Season.


Looking for family friendly activities and events in Saratoga and the Capital Region this summer? From concerts to baseball games to roller coasters to a taste of Broadway in the park, GE has announced its summer line-up of "GE Kids in Free Days" events all around the Capital Region. 

Come see some of the most beautifully built homes in Saratoga! The 20th Annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes is boasting a spectacular line-up of 13 award winning builders for this year's event. 


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